Ten Thousand Villages Canada is closing its corporate stores, a major loss for fair-trade craftsworkers and shoppers.
According to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business, 48 per cent of small businesses are partially open due to the coronavirus, 31 per cent have fully announced their closure, and 20 per cent are completely open.
Iran has long hounded the Bahá’í religious community. Recently, it’s removed their access to national ID cards.
Charlene Arnold, a Registered Practical Nurse at the London Health Sciences Centre, spoke about being a front line worker, the mental impacts of COVID-19 and staying safe.
Gamers delve into online Dungeons & Dragons while in isolation over COVID-19.
A locally developed AI can screen for COVID-19 as fast as you can feed it X-rays.
As they enter a tough job market, many graduating post-secondary students won’t qualify for financial assistance.
The motive was to bring attention to issues and barriers that women still face.
While out-of-work artists wait for financial assistance from the government to arrive, community arts leaders raise money for an emergency fund to help with immediate needs.
Tasha-Leigh Gauthier, a 26-year-old PhD candidate, is one of several Canadians that are part of a research group now quarantined in a hotel in Cusco, Peru.
McMullan’s Pub on Highland Road donated about $1,000 worth of food to nurses, hospitals, grocery workers and others on Thursday.
“Whatever happens, we will figure out a way to supply stores,” says Jenn Pfenning, whose family runs one of the largest organic vegetable farms in Ontario.
“Our political views are being hardened by the structure of our social media,” local expert says.
Kitchener’s short on housing – including for future Conestoga students and grads. The city is considering what it should do to help make affordable housing available to residents.